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Model jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5, reign of Userkaf
2465–2458 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4520 b

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 4.6 x 3.4 cm (1 13/16 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.2865

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

One model, dummy, offering jar, with single handle and a small piece of corroded copper on rim.

Provenance

From Giza, Mastaba G 4520 b. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition